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Azure Architect

Job Reference: 16946CB

Salary: £540 - £550 Per Day Inside IR35

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 6 Months +

Vacancy Posted: 30-01-2020

Contract Type: Contract

Location: Canary Wharf, England, Greater London

Microsoft Azure Cloud Solutions Architect

You will own the Azure infrastructure technical engagements providing subject matter expertise including: architectural design sessions, specific implementation projects and/or pilots. The ideal candidate will have experience in customer facing roles and success leading deep technical architecture discussions with senior stakeholders, project and programme managers and DevOps teams to deliver secure and compliant cloud infrastructure solutions

Key Accountabilities

Responsibilities will include:

* Understand customers’ overall functional and non-functional requirements, IT and business priorities and success measures to design implementation
* Architectures and solutions (Microsoft and 3rd party solutions)
* Apply technical knowledge and customer insights to create a modernisation roadmap and architect solutions to meet business and IT needs, ensuring technical viability of new projects and successful deployments, orchestrating key resources and infusing key infrastructure technologies (e.g. Windows and Linux IaaS, Container based solutions, Security, Management, Storage, Networking)
* Develop deep relationships with key customer IT decision makers, who drive long-term cloud adoption within the company to enable them to be cloud advocates
* Maintain and advance deep technical skills and knowledge, keeping up to date with market trends and competitive insights, and share within the technical community
* Be a Voice of Customer to share insights and best practices, connect with Azure Engineering team to remove key blockers
* Be an Azure Platform evangelist with customers, partners and external communities
* Assess the Customers’ knowledge of Azure platform and overall cloud readiness to support customers through a structured learning plan and ensure its delivery through partners
* Ensure all relevant architecture governance, policy, and standards are met
* Develop and promote the reuse of patterns
* Assist the Operations team with any high priority technical incidents
* Maintain and manage all customer facing information and knowledge bases for Platform Architecture, Solution Design and key design decisions
* Provide Management reporting to ensure data driven discussions for continuous improvement
* Gather requirements and provide continuous feedback loops between customer and Engineering teams

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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